How to reach Prague Castle

Prague Castle is located at Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia. 

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Do you want to know how to get to Prague Castle? Here you can find the best ways to reach the attraction. 

You can choose to walk, take a tram or metro, or hail a cab, but you must be aware of where to get off.

Read on to learn all the details and select among them based on your preferences and comfort. 

By tram

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Prague’s tram system boasts one of the best-planned networks in the city, connecting Prague Castle to the rest of the city. 

The tram route has several stops near the castle complex, including the Pražský Hrad tram stop and Hradčany square.

Tram 22 will take you up the hill to the Pražský Hrad tram station. 

This is quite useful for guests to access the castle complex by the door of their choice.

By Metro

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The Prague Castle Metro Line A, also known as the Green Line, connects the city to the rest of the city. 

If you take the metro, get off at the Malostranská metro station and walk for around 500 meters to reach the castle complex by climbing the steps up to the Na Opyi gate.

It is one of the city’s quickest ways of transit.

By Taxi

Taxi services are widely available in the city. 

If you take a taxi, you must get off at Hradanské square or the Pražský Hrad tram station before entering the castle complex and passing through the security checkpoints. 

You can also book a taxi or cab from the city and use the free and paid parking facilities on U Praného mostu street.

By foot

The Prague Castle is an 8-minute walk from Metro station Malostranská (Line A). 

If you’re in Lesser Town Square, you can get to Prague Castle by taking Nerudova Street.

Although this trek is somewhat steep, the sights are well worth the effort. You’ll arrive at the Prague Castle gates at the end of your short walk.

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